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The 2015 Excellence in Aquatics Award winner is…

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Last week during the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 66th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, the recipient of the 3rd Excellence in Aquatics Award (SMED) was named. This award was created to recognize athletic trainers who achieve exceptional rehabilitation results through the use of advanced water therapy. In addition to announcing the winner of this award, […]

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A Business Plan for Success: 4 Potential Revenue Sources

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Marketing Ideas

Opening a new facility, particularly with the integration of aquatic therapy, can be a large undertaking. Not only does it take a lot of work to get a business up and running, but there is a lot of unknowns once the facility is officially open. Taking steps to ensure that all of the equipment purchased […]

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Managing Chronic Pain Using Aquatics

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

The following post is summarized from the recent article, “A new kind of holy water,” written by Barb Cacia, BS Ed., Wellness Coordinator at Pieters Family Life Center, and published online for McKnight’s. Barb Cacia has spent many years helping individuals manage chronic pain by focusing on movement and incorporating sleep, nutrition and thought control into her programs. Aquatic therapy has […]

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Introducing the Third Nominee for the 2015 Excellence in Aquatics Award

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

It can be easy to overlook how intensely college-level gymnasts must train.  Day in, day out, they push their bodies to the limit, sometimes with unwanted results.  At the University of Utah, one young gymnast discovered just how important the proper type of advanced rehab methodologies can be when injuries strike.  In January of 2014, […]

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HydroWorx Bursting Bubbles Episode #1: Think the Pool Is Just for Lower Extremity Physical Therapy? Think Again!

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips

One of the biggest misconceptions in the field of aquatic therapy is the persistent belief that therapy pools can only help patients who require treatment of their lower extremities. The foundation of this myth is easy to understand- people take one look at a four foot deep pool and picture an individual walking in it. […]

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Voting is Now Open for Excellence in Aquatics Award (SMED)

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

HydroWorx is proud to announce that the polls are now officially open for the 2015 Excellence in Aquatics Award (SMED)! This award has been created to recognize those who have achieved exceptional rehabilitation results through the use of advanced water therapy. Determination. Innovation. Excellence. Sports fans everywhere love a good comeback story. The spirit of the game is […]

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Customer Spotlight: Butler University

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Sports Medicine

Earlier this month we had the chance to visit with Butler University’s Director of Sports Medicine, Ryan Galloy, MA, ATC, CSCS, about the recent changes to Butler’s famous Hinkle Fieldhouse—one of the most historic venues in college sports. Jesse Owens ran in there, Herbert Hoover campaigned there, and Oscar Robertson led his 1955 high school […]

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Skilled Nursing Outpatient Therapy Program Explores New Revenue Streams

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Sometimes, you have to make calculated investments when you want to explore new streams of revenue.  That’s what happened when Westview Heath Care Center in Dayville, CT, made the decision to open their doors to outpatient services and house a fully equipped treatment facility with a HydroWorx therapy pool. Idea Seeds Are Sown… Westview Health […]

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Waterproofing Methods Provide Safe Way to Begin Aquatic Therapy Earlier

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy

Traditionally, many surgeons, physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers have hesitated to send patients into hydrotherapy environments immediately after surgery. Their concerns center around reservations that wounds may become infected or that the patient may not be ready for even non-weight-bearing protocols. However, postponing the opportunity for aquatic therapy has its disadvantages. It can decrease future range […]

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Aquatic Therapy Fits Many Needs for this Professional Baseball Team

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The following post is summarized from the recent article, “Aquatic Rehab for Athletes,” written by Ryan Bitzel, PT and published in the March edition of Advance for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine. Ryan Bitzel, PT and current Rehab Coordinator for the San Diego Padres, dives deep into his love and appreciation of water. “I’ve seen water do […]

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